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Prof. dr. Bob de Graaff
24 February 2017
In this TEDTalk Bob de Graaff talks about the power of the government and the individual regarding intelligence.
Prof. dr. Joris van Eijnatten en dr. Jaap Verheul
24 February 2017
The historians acquired the grant for the programme 'CHEurope: Critical Heritage Studies and the Future of Europe'.
Dr. Rolf Strootman
21 February 2017
Rolf Strootman will research the role of Iranian elites in the empire of Alexander the Great and his successors for a period of six months in Los Angeles.
21 February 2017
The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing. Paul Franssen received an honourable mention.
17 February 2017
Emmanuelle Le Pichon-Vorstman is co-author of the report initiated by the European Commission for Education and Culture.
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Events

Tuesday 28 February 2017 19:15 to 22:00
On 28 February the Postcolonial Studies Initiative will be screening 'Fuocoammare' as part of its seventh annual film series.
Tuesday 28 February 2017 20:00 to 21:30
Economic historian prof. Jan Luiten van Zanden explores whether we can find alternatives to the dogma of economic growth. Is sustainable growth an alternative?
Thursday 2 March 2017 17:00 to 18:30
From porn, to movies and videoclips: do we develop sexual standards based on what we see in the media? With media scholar dr. Linda Duits.
Thursday 2 March 2017 18:00 to 21:00
Prior to the Dutch elections, on March 15, now is the time to analyse the current functioning of the (Dutch) democracy.
Open Dag maart 2014
Saturday 4 March 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Each Bachelor’s programme offers general sessions at which visitors can come and learn everything about their structure and content.
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New publications

17 February 2017
Emmanuelle Le Pichon-Vorstman is co-author of the report initiated by the European Commission for Education and Culture.
17 February 2017
This book by Rolf Strootman systematically charts the socio-political and cultural memory of the Persian Empire and defines them in relation to one another.
17 February 2017
This book, edited by Michael Burke, presents innovative research on the possible interactions between literary studies and cognitive science.
7 February 2017
In this book, David Onnekink reinterprets the view that the Dutch Forty Years War (1672-1713), was a struggle against the expansionism of Louis XIV.
3 February 2017
This book, edited by Marie-Christine Kok-Escalle, is the first to take a close look at how French was used outside of France, in personal and private life.
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